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The Northrop House

229 N Caswell Ave, Southport, NC 28461
$849,000

Description

Beautifully sited on a prominent lot in the Historic District of Downtown Southport, this iconic Queen Anne Victorian home awaits its new owners. The Northrop House was constructed circa 1900. Its original details including the pressed tin ceilings, large bay windows, crown moldings, ornate woodwork, and architectural detail throughout have been beautifully maintained and are combined with sought-after living spaces. The commercial kitchen is fitted with state-of-the-art conveniences such as the gourmet Wolf Range, vent hoot, Wolf double ovens, built-in Wolf deep fryer, Sub-Zero refrigerator drawers, dry bar, pot filler, ice maker, commercial grade sink and compact dishwasher – a chef/entertainer’s dream kitchen! The master bedroom showcases a cast-iron stairwell leading up to the turret, providing water views of the Cape Fear River and Intracoastal Waterway. In the master bath sits an original, extra-large cast-iron bathtub. Exterior features include large covered porches, balcony’s and a patio made for entertaining, pergola, detached garage/workshop w/ FROG (built in 2014), garden waterfall and pond, privacy fencing, storage shed and fresh landscaping. This home has been popularly referred to as ”The Crimes of the Heart House” since 1986, when a movie by that name was filmed here, putting Southport on the filmmaking map. Starring in the Hollywood film were Diane Keaton, Jessica Lange and Sissy Spacek. Recent improvements include a new roof (2020), extensive exterior paint job (2021) and interior and exterior improvements throughout (2021). Updated electrical, plumbing, sky tubes, encapsulated crawl space, therma-tru doors and double pane plexiglass stained glass windows provide the home for more energy efficient use. Don’t forget to check out the hot tub! Irrigation system on well water. Would make for a great B&B! Refer to additional features/improvements sheet in MLS. Call Caitlin Saunders for more info. & a private tour of this exceptional property.

Detail

  • Property ID
    272606
  • 3
    Bedrooms
  • 3
    Bathrooms
  • Square Footage
    2626 sqft
  • Lot Size
    0.24 acres
  • Queen Anne
    Style
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    Year Built
    1900

Updated on January 26, 2021 at 9:43 am

Address

  • Address: 229 N Caswell Ave.
  • City: Southport
  • State/county: North Carolina
  • Zip/Postal Code: 28461
  • Country: United States

Contact Agent

Caitlin Saunders
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